WSRTTIF Update - December 22nd, 2023


UPDATE: Friday, December 22nd, 2023

Now’s the time to submit an abstract for the 2024 Forum!

19th Annual Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum snow covered mountain logo with winding road

We’re busy making plans for the 19th Annual Western States Forum so Save the Date for June 18-20, 2024!

Now’s your chance to be part of the Forum's technical agenda! We are looking for speakers who will present and/or demonstrate actual projects and applications (not research or proposed projects), with a highly technical level of content and transparency about project implementation.

Call for Abstracts – 2024 Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum

The Forum is the premiere venue for dialogue about hands-on, nuts and bolts Rural ITS technology. It is the place for engineers, technicians, designers, and maintainers to share what works and what doesn’t with plenty of technical detail and open discussion.

Here are a few subjects of interest to the Forum audience:

  • Design, engineering, and installation of rural ITS field applications, such as warning and safety systems
  • Design, installation, calibration, and evaluation of roadside traffic detection equipment (loop or non-intrusive)
  • Applications of microwave, radio, cellular, and/or 802.11 WiFi communications
  • Custom ITS application development
  • Innovative applications of commercial ITS applications
  • Lessons learned with application and development of standards and specifications (e.g., NTCIP, DOT specifications)

You can look through past presentations on the Forum website to get a good idea of what is expected and of interest.

If you have a topic which you would like to present at the Forum, please e-mail the following information to leann.koon “at” by Friday, January 19, 2024:

  • Presenter’s Name, Title and Organizational Affiliation
  • Presenter’s Contact Information (mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number)
  • Presentation Title
  • Abstract (150-200 words about what your presentation or demonstration would cover)

If your abstract is selected for presentation, your travel and lodging costs to attend the Forum will be covered.

For more information, go to the Forum website or contact Leann Koon at WTI:
Email: leann.koon “at”; Phone: (406) 994-7643.

So don’t wait! Submit your abstract today! The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, January 19, 2024.